Warm-up thoughts: Establishing Flow and Embracing the Glissando
Articles & Masterclass Hand-outs:
Productive Practice lecture outline
Handout to my lecture on practice techniques for Buffalo State, September 2018
NYSSMA Clinic 2017
Handout to my clinic entitled “Enter the Tone Zone: Developing Sound and Sustain in your Low Brass”
ITA Journal Schubert article
Franz Schubert – Symphonies No. 8 & 9
International Trombone Association Journal, Orchestral Sectional column, January 2013
Leading with Sound
This is a warm-up/maintenance routine I presented at the 2013 Buffalo Trombone Day. The emphasis is on sound development, and takes roughly 45-60 minutes to complete.
Speed ‘Em Up Chromatics
I developed this exercise to increase speed, fluidity, range, and comfort of chromatic scales, while also associating them with corresponding arpeggios.
This is an insane method for practicing the Arban’s Book that was inspired by Charlie Vernon!
Starting Sound & the Art of Soft Playing
Outline from a clinic I did in San Diego back in 2009 that addresses issues of starting sound and soft playing.